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Concerns About Fidget Spinners Highlight Unsafe Toys Report

Concerns About Fidget Spinners Highlight Unsafe Toys Report

A consumer watchdog group says those wildly popular fidget spinners aren't as harmless as they might appear.

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5 Rare Barbary Lion Cubs Go on Show at Zoo in Germany

Jun 27
Five rare Barbary lion cubs have been shown to the public for the first time at a zoo in southwestern Germany, delighting visitors as they clumsily plodded through their enclosure.

High Court Won't Hear Challenge to Consumer Agency Actions

High Court Won't Hear Challenge to Consumer Agency Actions

Jun 27
The Supreme Court won't hear a challenge to enforcement actions the government's consumer finance watchdog agency took while its director was serving under an invalid appointment.

Ex-CEO's Reputation Precedes Him, Affects Jury Selection

Ex-CEO's Reputation Precedes Him, Affects Jury Selection

By Tom Hays | Jun 27
Several potential jurors at the federal securities fraud trial of Martin Shkreli were excused after telling the judge they couldn't be impartial toward the flamboyant ex CEO because of his notoriety for raising he cost of a life-saving drug 5,000 percent.

EU Fines Google a Record 2,4 Billion Euros in Antitrust Case

EU Fines Google a Record 2,4 Billion Euros in Antitrust Case

By Lorne Cook | Jun 27
The European Union has slapped a record 2.42 billion euro ($2.72 billion) fine on internet giant Google on Tuesday for taking advantage of its dominance in online searches to direct customers to its own online shopping business.

529s Make It Easier to Ask Family, Friends for College Cash

529s Make It Easier to Ask Family, Friends for College Cash

By Joseph Pisani | Jun 26
People have used crowdfunding sites to raise money for business ideas, help afford medical emergencies and even to pay for vacations. Now the concept is coming to college savings.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and Missions Unaccomplished

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and Missions Unaccomplished

By Jim Drinkard and Calvin Woodward | Jun 26
President Donald Trump has a way of presenting missions as accomplished even when they're not.

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

Jun 26
Manson parole? The end of Mr. Bean? Alien 'megastructures' confirmed? None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts.

The Pain and Gain of Brexit Vote: British Economy A Year On

The Pain and Gain of Brexit Vote: British Economy A Year On

By Caroline Spiezioand Pan Pylas | Jun 25
Few events outside of war can have quite as much potential impact on the economy of a country as Britain's decision a year ago to leave the European Union.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Solar-Power Brainwave was Borrowed

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Solar-Power Brainwave was Borrowed

By Jill Colvin and Josh Boak | Jun 25
President Donald Trump is crediting himself with the idea of building a Mexico border wall of solar panels. But that looks to be a borrowed brainwave; others pitched a solar wall back when he was a solar power skeptic.

A New Platform for Whole Foods? How Deal Could Upend Grocery

A New Platform for Whole Foods? How Deal Could Upend Grocery

By Candice Choi | Jun 25
Seeing Whole Foods products first in Amazon searches? Breezing through the grocer's stores with an app that scans affordable fruits and seafood Those are among the possible scenarios that unnerved the food industry last week.

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